On and Around Laufásvegur

House in Reykjavik, Iceland

These three homes are all within a few blocks of each other in 101 Reykjavik, yet they all seem to be from different cities. That’s one of the things I’ve love most about Reykjavik. It’s a small city, but there are endless variations, unique homes, and hidden corners to keep the creative mind busy for years.

House in Reykjavik, Iceland

I stayed in Galtafell Guesthouse when I visited Reykjavik in February 2013. It’s a charming historic residence that was built Icelandic artist and film actor Guðmundur Pétursson Thorsteinsson (Muggur ) in 1916 as a residence and art studio. In 1924 it was purchased by  the younger brother of Einar Jónsson, the famous sculptor (whose work you should absolutely check out; it’s breathtaking).

House in Reykjavik, Iceland

My dad: “The photos on your blog look great, honey. Now all you need to do is get more pictures of people.”
Me: “But I don’t like taking pictures of people….I like taking pictures of buildings.”
My dad: *sigh* “I can tell.”

[The photos in this post are scans of unedited film shots taken by me with a Canon EOS Rebel 2000.]

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